Conference Centre

A £25M 21ST CENTURY CONFERENCE FACILITY.

A brand-new conference centre and exhibition space is set to be built at the Winter Gardens Blackpool. The space will be based at the Leopold Grove side of the complex and will have a double height entrance foyer, with exhibition space on the first floor.

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THE NEW BLACKPOOL CONFERENCE CENTRE

Blackpool Conference & Exhibition Centre is a brand-new conference centre and exhibition space is set to be built at the Winter Gardens Blackpool. The space will be based at the Leopold Grove side of the complex and will have a double height entrance foyer, with exhibition space on the first floor.

Above this on the second floor would be a large uninterrupted space capable of hosting major conferences of up to 2,000 people complementing the existing Grade II listed building’s exhibition spaces and venues bringing the venue capacity for conferences up to 7000.

Increased Capacity

The new conference centre will bring the venues’ overall capacity above 7000 for major conferences.

Spring 2019

Building work is planned to start in Autumn 2017 with completion planned for Spring 2019.

The Development

Based on Leopold Grove it’s the first major development at the Winter Gardens since the Opera House was built in 1939.

The Space

Over two floors the centre will feature an exhibition space and uninterrupted space for major conferences and feature the latest technology.